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#AuggiesGoGlobal Featured Student: Elise

Did you know – as an Augsburg College student, you have access to study abroad programs in 90 different countries around the globe (including USA programs)? Here is one Auggie’s global story (Returned and want to be featured? Email us at to share your global story):

Elise Abroad



English Literature/Creative Writing



When did you study abroad?

Spring 2015 semester

Where, and on which program, did you go abroad?

Queen Mary University London/ IES direct enrollment

Why did you choose that program?

Location and I wanted to experience what going to school in a different country is like.

Did this program help you reach your academic goals?

I took a humanities course, a language course and a fine arts course

Elise Abroad 2What skills or qualities do you have now that you didn’t before study abroad?

I know I can face the unknown. I went to a different country alone.

What advice do you have for students who want to study abroad?

Join a club. It’s easy to make friends when you have at least one common interest already.